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Pandemic hotspots, vulnerable workers: New York, New Jersey & Florida

Posted by Hamilton Galloway and Edward Cone on Mar 30, 2020 1:48:51 PM

Three of the most populous states, including hard-hit New York, have aging healthcare workforces that may be more vulnerable to the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

The healthcare workforces of New York, New Jersey, and Florida skew older than national averages, including more workers over 60 years old a key group at risk for coronavirus. New York is the US epicenter for the pandemic, neighboring New Jersey is another early hotspot, and Florida’s caseload is growing rapidly.

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Topics: Economic impact, United States, Health, Economic forecasting, Economic risk, Workplace, Global economy, Coronavirus

Understanding the US-China Trade Relationship

Posted by Economic Impact on Jan 10, 2017 9:44:15 PM

The US-China Business Council commissioned Oxford Economics to assess the overall impact of the trade and economic relationship with China on the US economy. The study shows that today, the US-China trade relationship actually supports roughly 2.6 million jobs in the United States and, as the Chinese middle class continues its rapid expansion over the next decade, US companies face significant opportunities to tap into a new and lucrative customer base that can further boost employment and economic growth. 

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Topics: United States, Trade, China

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